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Saint Helena to get first tourist flights

 The remote South Atlantic island of Saint Helena, where French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was exiled, is to get its first commercial air service, officials have announced.

Taiwan ship carrying 49 crew missing in South Atlantic

A Taiwanese ship carrying 49 crew has vanished in the remote South Atlantic Ocean without any sign of a mayday call but shortly after its skipper reported it was taking on water, authorities said Sunday.

49 on Taiwan fishing boat missing in south Atlantic

 A 49-strong crew on a Taiwan-registered fishing boat has been unaccounted for since losing contact on February 26 in the south Atlantic, Xinhua reported on Saturday.

Powerful 7.0 magnitude quake strikes south Atlantic: USGS

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck in the south Atlantic ocean 314 kilometres southeast of Stanley, the main city on the Falkland Islands, the US Geological Survey said early today.

Expedition finds biodiversity around undersea mountain

A group of scientists aboard a submarine capable of diving to depths of 6,500 meters discovered an "oasis" of biodiversity around the South Atlantic`s largest undersea mountain, located off the coast of Brazil.